Singapore: The Ascott acquires New York property, plans to invest $50m


10 properties with 1,900 units have been added this year

Singapore: Garena rebrands itself as Sea with $550m Series E in run-up to IPO

Hillhouse, Cathay Financial, Farallon joined latest round.

Exclusive: SG’s Cloudaron to list early 2018, a 25% public offer expected

The Fatfish Internet-backed co is targeting a listing in SG or MY.

PE players becoming more sophisticated in deal sourcing in Asean: Sebastien Lamy, Bain

PE activity in 2016 in the region remained resilient.

Singapore: Tan Capital Partners acquires mobile survey firm Osurv

PE firm to use Osurv tech at its 800 hotels in Asia

People Digest: Franklin Templeton, Natixis name Asia heads

Coxeter brings with him over 15 years of experience in the industry

Singapore: Vertex backs Israeli ag-tech firm Taranis in $7.5m Series A round

Existing investors Mindset Ventures and OurCrowd also joined the round.

People: CVC Capital Japan, Aberdeen APAC get new top execs, Blockchain expert moves to SG

Second appointment within a month for CVC in Japan.

Singapore’s NRF to invest $107m to boost capabilities in artificial intelligence

The initiative will focus on urban management, finance and healthcare.